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Sochi passes flame to Pyeongchang
Feb 24, 2014
The Sochi Olympic flame has gone out as the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games ended with a spectacular closing ceremony at the Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi, Russia, on February 23. Dancers create the five Olympic rings during the closing ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Winter Oly...


Farewell to the queen: Kim gives it her all in her fina...
Feb 21, 2014
The “Queen of Figure Skating,” Kim Yuna, salutes her fans with arms open wide after finishing her free skating program at the Sochi Olympic Games on February 20, 2014. (photo courtesy of the Korean Olympic Committee)“Thank you all.”Those were Kim Yuna‘s last words to her fans on ...


‘Figure Skating Queen’ Kim Yuna aims at second Olympics...
Feb 20, 2014
The “queen of figure skating,“ Kim Yuna, performs during her short program at the Iceberg Skating Palace at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia on February 19. (photo courtesy of the Korean Olympic Committee)“It is very impressive. Queen Kim has confirmed this is her kingdom...


Ladies’ short track team: “We will never forget this da...
Feb 19, 2014
“We will never forget this day.”So said the ladies’ short track team which grabbed a golden triumph in the 3,000 meter relay finals on February 18. The five members of the team—Shim Suk-hee, Kim Alang, Park Seung-hi, Cho Ha-ri and Kong Sangjeong—came from behind with only half a ...


'Olympic Silver Medal is Invaluable': Shim Suk-hee
Feb 17, 2014
Shim Suk-hee, silver medalist in the ladies’ 1,500-meter short track at the Sochi Winter Olympics, smiles as she waves to the crowd during the medal ceremony at the Sochi Medals Plaza on February 15 in Sochi, Russia. (photo courtesy of the Korean Olympic Committee)Shim Suk-hee, t...


Park Seung-hi wins bronze after surviving two falls
Feb 14, 2014
Short track star Park Seung-hi won the bronze medal in the ladies’ 500-meter final in Sochi, Russia, after recovering from two falls. Despite an early lead, the 22-year-old athlete ended up with only the bronze after the final race in the Iceberg Skating Palace at the 2014 Winter...


Lee wins gold at 2nd consecutive Olympics
Feb 12, 2014
Speed skater Lee Sang-hwa raises her arms with joy after winning the ladies 500-meter race with a new Olympic record of 37.28 seconds. (photo courtesy of the Korean Olympic Committee)Speed skater Lee Sang-hwa won Korea’s first gold medal in Sochi while breaking an Olympic record ...


Korean footballer joins Chelsea Ladies
Feb 10, 2014
The world of English women’s football has welcomed a Korean player for the first time in Korean football history. Ji So-yun, an attacking midfielder, joined Chelsea Ladies Football Club (Chelsea L.F.C.) on February 5 with a two-year deal, becoming the first Korean woman to play i...


Winter Olympics open in Sochi
Feb 10, 2014
The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games began its 17-day run on February 7 in Sochi, Russia. The opening ceremony was held in the Fisht Olympic Stadium under the slogan “Hot, Cool, Yours,” with pageantry, speeches, dance and a light show, all based on a Russian epic.The opening cerem...


US broadcast spotlights Figure Skating Queen
Feb 07, 2014
The front page of U.S. broadcaster NBC’s Olympics homepage on February 5 was adorned with footage of the “Queen of Figure Skating,” Kim Yuna. An interview with figure skater Kim Yuna goes online on February 5 at NBC’s special website for the upcoming Sochi 2014 Winter Olympi...